Lily May Barroso, a former longtime Cushing resident, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 in the Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK at the age of 57 years.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Palmer Marler Funeral Home in Cushing.  Services will be held at a later date.

The daughter of the late James Chain and Nila (Foster) Chain, Lily was born on May 27, 1954 in Cleveland, OK.  She was reared and educated in Cushing.  Following high school, Lily moved from Cushing but returned in the late 1990’s.  She had most recently been living in Bristow, OK.

In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, painting, and knitting.  Lily had worked for several years as a nurse’s aide.

Survivors include one sister, Melinda Chain of Cushing; two nephews, Lewis Shoemaker and Willie Prather; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Lily was preceded in death by one brother, Franklin Dean Chain and one daughter.

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